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be trusted. i'm out there. i will talk obama for mdaa. i will talk obama for the patriot act for the visa courts and going after whistle belowers, for putting bradley manning in jail forever possibly possibly. so the he is peen espionage act has been used by president obama more. the last seven presidents combined used it less. >> i don't find it liberal but mainstream. but the robin hood tax of less than 1% on each transaction. >> half a percent would raise $180 billion minimum on wall street transactions. we would get the biggest share that have money would come to new york because it comes from new york. so we would have a federal law guys like the goldman sachs crew can't go to california. in europe they're going to pass it any day now. we could raise money and underwrite what goes on in this city. we have tons of people who are unemployed. 60% of black youth unemployed. >> john: it seems like a very mild form of austerity for those who could afford austerity. you said something bringing people from occupy wall street to a credico administration. what do you have in mind? >> i would u
importance to mexicans, also very important domestically to americans and president obama talked about that saying there's an economic imperative to tackling reform. >> i think it's important for everybody to remember that our shared border is more secure than it's been in years. illegal immigration attempts in the united states are near their lowest level in decades. and legal immigration continues to make both of our countries stronger and more prosperous, and more competitive. and this in part reflects the economic progress and greater opportunities here in mexico. i think this progress should help inform the debate in the united states, and i'm optimistic that we're finally going to get comprehensive immigration reform passed. >> president obama will deliver a speech here this morning and meet with mexican entrepreneurs and then it's to his second and final stomp on this mini-tour that he's doing of latin america. he'll be going to san jose, costa rica. there he'll join a summit of heads of state from central american nations as well as the dominican republic. a top concern for tho
by monday. >>> you saw it live on "mornings on 2." president obama talking about his red line with syria. >> what we now have is evidence that chemical weapons have been used inside syria but we don't know how they were used, when they were used, who used them. >> now, ktvu's pam cook will tell us more about what the president said at his conference today. >>> and big news in the silicon valley. apple is doing something it has not done since the 1990s. >>> and what starbucks is doing differently after a poisoning attempt at a south bay store. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. sees better than ever. ♪ charges faster. and will charge. cool. and heat. from your phone. fact: leaf never needs gas. ever. good for the world. built in america. now, leaf's an easier choice than ever. ♪ shop at choosenissan.com. ♪ >>> weak earnings from pfizer and other companies interestinged down the markets. the markets look like they are coming back a little bit after good news of home prices on the rise. the dow is currently down 9. the nasdaq, though, is u
to do it. >> president obama in mexico city talking about immigration reform. that is front and center next yeek. back with the panel. mara, where do you think we stand and the bill of the gang of eight stands. >> i think the bill is resilient and there are head wind and big pockets of republican recestance. but i am impressed by the depth of the coalition behind it. business community and conservative activist and entire republican establishment and marco rubio and i think it is chugging along and pass the senate and will be the house to pass citizen does that have a path to citizenship or not. the president was cheer in the press conference, he will not sign something without a pass for citizenship. i think we are going to end up with something. it is one of those rare things that are in the party's political interest to do and that's why i think it will get done. >> senator reid trying to do everything to get it across the finish line. you will have stiff opposition in the house and senator sessions in the senate, where do you think it stands . >> it is it in pretty good shape. it w
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power and yet there's president obama today exasperated, talking about how his hands are tied hereby can do nothing. it is a national security matter on which he just has no authority to fix the problem. because even as the cheney doctrine of executive power lives on and the congress wants to foist on the presidency the constitutionally inconceivable power to wage war forever on his own say-so without checking with anybody, despite all that, on this one issue on an offshore issue in communist cuba, on this one thing the congress has decided to get up on its hynde legs and tell the president, no, mr. president, you are don't get to decide, we do. >> i've asked to review everything we've done in guantanamo, and i'm going to reengage with congress to try to make the case that this is not something in the best interest of the american people and it's not sustainable. the notion we're going to continue to keep over a hundred individuals in no man's land in perpetuity, even at a time when we've wound down the war in iraq, we're winding down the war in afghan stan, we're having success defeatin
, if not tougher, than the bush people. >> narrator: no one in the obama administration would talk to frontline about top secret america. but the president had reauthorized almost all of the dark side operations. greystone-- the hunt for bin laden and al-qaeda-- continued. >> authorities were continued that we were originally granted by president bush beginning shortly after 9/11. those were all picked up, reviewed and endorsed by the obama administration. >> narrator: at home, the president decided to expand the growth of top secret america. >> they've done nothing to roll it back. they've done very little to look inside of it, to say what is it that works, what doesn't work, what do we really need, and in this time of economic hardship, what don't we need? >> narrator: the president understood the political realities. >> there's going to be a terrorist strike some day, and when there is, if you've reduced the terrorism budget, the other party, whoever the other party is at the time, is going to say that you were responsible for the terrorist strike because you cut back the budget. and so it's
at about 10:00 eastern. up next, we will take you to the 50 minute news conference, president obama talking to the news reporters in the press room. president obama: hello, everybody. hello. good afternoon -- or good morning, everybody. i am here to answer questions in honor of ed henry, as he wraps up his tenure as president of the white house correspondents' association. ed, because of that, you get the first question. congratulations. >> thank you, sir. i really appreciate that. and i hope we can go back to business and being mad at each other in a little bit. president obama: i'm not mad at you. >> ok. thank you. i appreciate it. president obama: you may be mad at me. [laughter] >> i'm not. [laughter] a couple questions on national security. on syria, you said that the red line was not just about chemical weapons being used but being spread, and it was a game changer, seemed cut and dry. and now your administration seems to be suggesting that line is not clear. do you risk u.s. credibility if you don't take military action? and then on benghazi, there are some survivors of that terror
with the president tonight. >> as president obama continued to trike to talk up an economic resurgence as the focus of his three-day trip south of border. >> let's do more to expand trade and commerce that creates good jobs. >> some better than expected news north of the border with the labor department reporting the unemployment raid dropped to 7.5%, the lowest level in five years, amid signs more people were finding jobs. in addition to april's gains of 165,000 new jobs, the government revised its february and march numbers upward, by a total of 114,000 jobs. >> we are gaining jobs, over 160,000 new jobs. unemployment has ticked down. that's good news. >> rick: still there were major warning signs the economy is struggling. the manufacturing structure created not a single job. construction employment fell for the first time in a year. the commerce department says manufacturing jobs fell. many are unable to find jobs. >> we need to have more people working, more taxpayers. not raising taxes. we could do it if not for that this drag of the health care law. >> rick: they said it's time toned the se
as well. they burned more than 100 acres so far. >>> today president obama begins a three-day trip to mexico. he'll meet later today with mexican president. we expect the leaders to talk about the immigration reform bill congress is debating right now. they'll also likely discuss trade ties between the two countries. president obama will also visit costa rica during this trip and meet with that country's president as well. >>> this morning churches across the region and country are opening early for national day of prayer. designated by the president each year the day of prayer invites americans of all faith to give thanks for blessings. this year the president asked specifically prayers for victims and survivors of the boston bombings, texas fertilizer plant explosion and newtown shootings. the day doesn't come without controversy. gay rights groups are protesting the honorary chairman of this year's event. he will officially open the national day of prayer at the pentagon later this morning. protesters want the pentagon to withdraw its invitation because he teaches that marriage
in a cafe. if the "new york times" can find him why can't we? >> talk about a brotherly bond. forget the terrorists, it's the media and the white house. media radicalized to obama. benghazi gets a shrug. a gay athlete gets a husmght that's how our media goes these days. if the story is too difficult, they avoid it. watergate, nixon lied, but nobody died. and benghazi, four dead, white house went to bed. >> andrea: bob, we know that this suspect as well as was in tunisia at a certain point that administration could have had him extradited, they didn't. at this point are you willing to say there has been some incompetence on the highest levels at the administration? >> bob: that goes without saying. i think first of all tunisias did not offer one two and i want to give them the benefit of the doubt. they have got this guy and identified him. trying to use him to find other people involved in this. that's the best hope i can get out of this. in terms of people testifying in front of the administration of course they can go forward and testify. are they going to give themselves in troubl
the first nba player to come out of the closet. a phone call from president obama. wonder what they talked about. great to see you. it is the "full court press" here on tuesday april 30. good to have you with us today. we've got lots and lots to talk about. lots that you're going to want to jump in and express your point of view about. give us a call at 1-866-55-press. that's our toll free number. join us on twitter at bpshow or on facebook at facebook.com/billpressshow. can't do it alone. takes a village. and so we need to reach out for help here and here's a -- good friend who does the same thing three hours every day just like i do. she does it on p.o.t.u.s. channel on sirius x.m. julie mason joining us as a "friend of bill." >> bill, i'm here to help. >> bill: thank you, thank you. and you know, that's a lot of help when you have three hours of your own and you still give us one hour. >> oh, whatever you need, bill. whatever you want. >> bill: how is it going? you look dapper at the white house correspondents' dinner. >> so did you bill, thank you very much. >> bill: we had a good time
. >> shepard: all right, ed. the president also talked about healthcare overhaul. president obama says it's already helping lots of americans even if they don't realize it some republican governors are making things difficult by refusing to set set up insurance exchanges in their states. one house republican responded saying the american people are aware of the benefits of obama care, less work, lower wages, fewer benefits. breaking news now on the morning after pill. the medication that stops pregnancies in the hours or days after sex and conception. the feds have just announced that pharmacies can now sell that pill known as plan b to teenagers. as young as 15. the age limit used to be 17. what's more pharmacies can now sell the drug over the counter, meaning girls don't need a prescription from a doctor or permission from their parents. just proof of their age at the checkout counter. officials at the food and drug administration say today's decision does not address the ruling from a federal judge earlier this month. that judge ruled that pharmacies must make the pill available to all
secretary britishgel and the defense secretary. in 45 minutes, a talk with the former national intelligence director, john negroponte. that a look at the president obama is upcoming trip to mexico. a discussion about propose internet sales tax ♪ host: one of the issues to be discussed today when president obama meets with the new mexican president, enrique peÑa nieto, will be the war on drugs. that is what we want to talk to you about this morning on the "washington journal" as we go through the newspapers and the websites. if you support the war on drugs, (202) 585-3880 is the number for you to call. if you are opposed to it, you can also make a, and dash a comment on our facebook page. you can send it they tweet @cspanwj, of
indicates the syrians may have used nerve gas against their people. that's president obama has line.in the past would the white house says right now there is not enough evidence. >> there is much more to be done to verify conclusively that the red line that the president has talked about has been crossed. >> shepard: still, the pentagon does have options in case the president decides it's time to take action. jennifer griffin with the news live at the pentagon tonight. explain the possible plans for using force, jen. >> well, both the white house and the pentagon, shep, appear to be buying time. >> we are continuing to assess what happened. i think we should wait to get the facts. before we make any judgments on what action, if any, should be taken and what kind of action. >> a no-fly zone would encounter highly sophisticated russian built aircraft system manned by russian troops and bombing chemical weapon sites might create a cloud that could my grate over jordan, israel and lebanon there are approximately 13 chemical weapons facilities with 40 additional mobile chemical weapon si
. we have big problems with the budget and the economy and we're talking about background checks as if it matters. it doesn't matter that much. and all of the passion it and all of the focus that president obama decided to make on this issue, i do think was political exploitation. he hadn't talked about gun issues one bit during his campaign. i think this was a huge political mistake on the part of the president. >> do you think he's lost a lot of political capital? do you think this was a mistack to use as capital in this way? >> well, you know what, it matters to 90% of the american people. so you want to call that being political, that's fine. we have problems around the world. guess where else we have problems? newtown, connecticut, aurora, colorado, we have a lot of problems here. that's why all of these senators that voted against background checks are seeing their numbers plum et and the senators that had the courage to vote for it are seeing their numbers come up. there's a reason why pat toomey said the reason republicans didn't vote for it is because they didn't want to
. at the live desk, melissa mollet, news4. >>> today president obama begins a three-day trip to mexico. he'll meet later today with the mexican president. we expect the leaders to talk about the immigration reform bill congress is debating right now. they'll also likely discuss trade ties between the two countries. president obama will also visit costa rica during his trip and meet with that country's president as well. >>> an early morning for churches in our area as they mark the national day of prayer. the day of prayer is held every may and it invites americans of all faiths to give thanks for blessings and pray for guidance and protection for the country. president obama is specifically asking churches to pray for victims and survivors of the boston bombings, texas fertilizer plant explosion and the in ynewtown shooting. gay rights groups are protesting the honorary chairman. he's set to officially open the day of prayer at the pentagon later this morning. gay rights advocates want the pentagon to withdraw the invitati invitation. >>> our northern virginia bureau will be in court when
helping president obama. why am i not surprised? tonight we'll talk to erica laugherty whose mother is the courageous sandy hook principal who died protecting those kids. she confronted a u.s. senator who voted against that bill. that was a tough moment for her. >>> what do we do about gitmo? this is a tough one. especially around progressives. no country wants to take the prisoners that we have. we can't just let them go, can we? how long can the united states actually hold prisoners without taking them to trial? >>> also, jon stewart said it best. he always does. congress only cares about meals on wheels when those meals are coming down the aisle on a nice airplane. tonight the head of the meals on wheels program himself is coming here to talk about the suffering because of these cuts, because of the sequestration. >>> by now, everyone should know, you don't tug on superman's cape. you don't spit into the wind. and you don't mess around with governor chris christie of new jersey. as some new jersey folks found out. this is "hardball," the place for politics. he's not gonna selu so
are right, president obama signed it. but then he voted for it. he couldn't have signed it if he hadn't first voted for it. they watched the sequester kick in. we talked about this. they watched cuts to headstart. they didn't do anything about it. kids thrown out of headstart. so what? was their attitude. they watched cuts to food stamps. didn't do anything. cuts to meals on wheels and watched teachers and first responders and cops and fire fighters getting fired by many cities and counties. they didn't do anything. but cuts in the penta goodeon or military didn't do anything. but when air traffic controllers were furloughed and the very first day of the furlough there were flight delays of up to two hours in some major airports and members of congress knew they had to go home for the weekend for another 10-daybreak, which they don't deserve and they might have to wait around the airport for an hour, boy, they got their ass in gear. on thursday the senate in one day passed a bill carving out an exception to the sequester for the faa so they can put all ai
that president obama can take on his own starting now. >> so that is yet, right? you talked to the white house today, howard. >> yes. >> did they give you a sense of what the content of what those steps, affirmative steps, my look like? >> i asked them and got an explanation to the assistant of the national security adviser. she said they're going to appoint a new person at the state department to take over the role of looking through these cases. that's something they had let lapsed. >> david freed had overseen this, overseen deals to get about 40 or so folks transferred. he had left and not been replaced. >> the fact that they hadn't replaced them showed where their actions were. secondly, they said we admit that the pentagon hasn't done enough to look through on a case-by-case basis for possible waivers that the congress gave the administration power to do. and she said they're going to start doing that very actively. so i think the proof is going to be in the administrative actions, and the key that the president used that caught your eye and mine was the word administrative. he complained
will continue to talk to investigators now that he's been read his rights. wolf? >> so they now have a fingerprint and they have dna -- that's a good start in this investigation i am sure. susan, thanks very much. >>> president obama took the podium at a last-minute news conference today telling reporters all levels of law enforcement have handled this investigation in his words in an exemplary fashion. our crime and justice correspondent joe johns is taking a closer look at how federal officials are responding to the tragedy. he's got new information. joe? >> wolf, from a justice standpoint, this case is still really in its infancy but the director of national intelligence is already heading up an effort to try to determine whether any signals were missed that could have prevented the boston bombing. with the criminal investigation of the alleged boston bombers still in full swing including the search for possible accomplices, tuesday president obama defended the government's handling of tamerlan tsarnaev, who the fbi investigated back in 2011. the intelligence community is now doin
today when president obama meets with the new mexican president, enrique peÑa nieto, will be the war on drugs. that is what we want to talk to you about this morning on the "washington journal" as we go through the newspapers and the websites. if you support the war on drugs, (202) 585-3880 is the number for you to call. if you are opposed to it, you can also make a, and dash a comment on our facebook page. you can send it they tweet @cspanwj, and of course you can e-mail us. again, we are talking about the war on drugs, one of the topics to be discussed when president obama meets with the new mexican president later today. they will be holding a news conference and cease and will be bringing that to you this evening as well. a piece in the washington peace -- the washington post last sunday with the lead story in the post -- mexico's changes, and anti-drug fight in peril. host: dana priest writes -- and what is at stake should be alliance be scaled back. u.s. officials got their first inkling that the relationship might change since two weeks after enrique peÑa nieto assumed office
a chance to discuss this -- all right? thank you very much, everybody. >> jason collins -- president obama: thank you, guys. >> jason collins, do you want to say anything about him? president obama: yeah, i'll say something about jason collins. i had a chance to talk to him yesterday. he seems like a terrific young man, and, you know, i told him i couldn't be prouder of him. you know, one of the extraordinary measures of progress that we've seen in this country has been the recognition that the lgbt community deserves full equality, not just partial equality, not just tolerance but a recognition that they're fully a part of the american family. and, you know, given the importance of sports in our society, for an individual who's excelled at the highest levels in one of major sports go ahead and say, this is who i am, i'm proud of it, i'm still a great competitor, i'm still seven feet tall and can bang with shaq and, you know, deliver a hard foul -- and for, you know, a lot of young people out there who, you know, are -- are -- are, you know, gay or lesbian, who are struggling with these is
-span.org. joint chiefs chairman general martin dempsey talks to reporters about national security. then a discussion on counterterrorism policy. later, president obama's news conference from tuesday. on our next washington journal, we will talk to former under secretary of state nicholas burns about chemical weapons use in syria. onn joan walsh of salon.com a progressive agenda. as part of our spotlight on magazine series, ted connor who went undercover as a meat inspector, will discuss his article on the u.s. meat industry. we will also take your phone calls, e-mails, and feed. boston to journal, each morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern -- washington journal, each morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> general martin dempsey said u.s. military forces stand to take action in syria is called on but says a no-fly zone could be hard to implement. he sat down with reporters for an hour. the christian science monitor hosted the event. >> i am dave cook from the monitor. our guest is general martin dempsey. this is his first visit with our group and we are grateful to him for making time in his busy
or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. >> president obama is in mexico right now. he'll be on hand to celebrate mexico's economic successes over the last few years. that's how it works now. see, if president obama wants to celebrate an economic success, he actually has to leave the country and go to another place because, yeah, that's the way it works. >> gretchen: ooo. that was a bit of a dig. >> steve: and president obama still in mexico this morning. that's where chief white house cor suspendent ed right now. it sounds like the president believes congress is inching closer to a deal, right? >> immigration reform, that's right. good morning. it's interesting because the president is in position now where as you know, this week he crossed the 100-day threshold to the start of his second term. he's largely empty handed on some of those big legacy items that he wants, like gun control, like a grand bargain budget deal. but he does believe he's inch closer to an immigration deal. he's been meeting with the mexican president and in a join
, speak, and listen. the present shock. everything happens now. they talk about the book "big data" looking how digital information. all the program tonight on booktv on c-span2. president obama held a news conference earlier today at the white house marking the 100th day of the second term in office. he was discussed a group of issues including the use of chemical weapons in syria, the investigation to the boston marathon bombings. here's part of the comments about automatic spending cuts. >> you will recall that, you know, even as repeatedly as my campaign republicans were saying sequester is table. it was a disaster. it's going ruin or military, be disasterrous for the economy. we have to do something about it. then when it was determined that doing something about it might mean that we close tax loophole for the wealthy and well connected, suddenly we'll take the sequester. and the notion was somehow that we had exaggerated the effect of the sequester. remember? the president's crying wolf. he's chicken little. the sequester is no problem. then in rapid succession, suddenly whi
washington journal, the former director of national intelligence talks , the intelligence sharing syrian civil war and president obama's upcoming trip to mexico. than more about the presidents latin america triplett also includes coastal --latin america trip which also includes coast that regarsta rica. .e'll talk live on c-span everyday at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> tonight, pores of the george w. bush and ronald reagan presidential libraries -- tours of the george w. bush and model reagan presidential libraries. then later the military use of drones. >>. people think she did not participate much. that is not true. she was very involved. her own bedroom upstairs right across from the president's office. she was always able to hear. she was very active. she read daily newspapers and bought it from points of view to the president and was able to calm him down. and she was the grandmother of the house as well as taking care of her daughters and grandchildren. >> eliza johnson, now available on our website, c-span.org /firstladies. tune in next monday on first lady julia grant. today, the bush p
to respond to evidence that chemical weapons were used in syria's civil war. president obama taking questions on the issue this week, today, the president was wrapping up a three-day visit in mexico and costa rica. he talked about immigration and expanding trade in latin america. he arrive would in andrews air force base and ed henry is live for us in san jose, costa rica. ed, the president steered clear of this? >> he was asked about the israeli air strikes and the president said israel has a right to defend itself. what that basically means, he's giving israel a green light to do what it needs to in the region and leaves the door open to a range of u.s.s. the president said it was a red line cross could possibly spark u.s. intervection in syria. the president said he wants more evidence to confirm that before anything is launched. a bottom line, a lot ofs are on the table on the u.s. air strikings against sir yampt one option is he took off of the table. he will not put u.s. boots on the ground. >> immigration reform, he said like he is cautiously optmistic about immigration reform? >> he i
interest of the american people. >> president obama speaking on tuesday at a news conference at the white house. he first vowed to close guantanamo over four years ago. to talk more about the issue, we're joined by pardiss kebriaei, senior staff attorney with the center for constitutional rights. her client ghaleb al-bihani is one of the guantanamo prisoners currently on hunger strike. welcome back to democracy now! can you respond to president obama's statement yesterday? >> it was an important statement. it was encouraging. it was time for the administration to say something, for president obama to say something. we are now three months into a hunger strike at guantanamo. president obama has made important statements before. what we need now is action to go with that important statement about guantanamo. there are things the president can do on his own in his administration starting now. number one, he can appoint someone within the white house with the stature and backing and the authority to get the draw the done. he says guantanamo needs to close. legally unsupportable. it is morally
right? obama wrapping up a 45 minute news conference here covering a range of issues. he talked about syria, the boston marathon bombing investigation, his relations with congress on the 100th day of the second term. we are opening up our phone lines. the white house says they are paying attention to the symbolic marker of 100 days, but we are asking how the president is doing in his first 100 days of his second term. we also want to get your reaction to what the president had to say during some of the other questions that came up. the numbers are on your screen. our first call is jimmy from pittsburg, calif., on the democratic line. caller: i'm calling from pittsburg, california. i think the president is doing a good job. i'm on social security. i'm a disabled american. when i go to pick up my medication, i see people in line paying $200-$300 for a prescription. inone time, a person going and they were paying like $90 for their medication. when we talk about this obamacare, i don't understand why the republicans are always dogging obamacare yet it helps people out. sometimes when i h
. thank you very much, everybody. thank you, guys. >> and president obama marking 100 days into his second term. >> jason collins, had a chance to talk to him yesterday. seems like a terrific young man, and i told humim i couldn't be prouder. an extraordinary measure of progress we've seen in this country has been the recognition that the lgbt community deserves full equality. not just partial equality. not just tolerance, but a recognition that they are fully a part of the american family, and, you know, given the importance of sports in our society for an individual who has excelled at the highest level to say this is who i am, i am proud of it, i'm still a great competitor, i'm still seven-foot tall and can bang with shaq, you know, deliver a hard foul and, you know, for i think a lot of young people out there, who, you know, are gay or lesbian who are struggling with these issues, to see a role model like that, i think it's a great thing. i think america should be proud this is one more step in this ongoing recognition that we treat everybody fairly. and everybody is part of a -- part
in libya. >> president asked why survivors have not been allowed to talk to member of congress. he said he wasn't aware anyone had been prerent from testifying about the attack and promised to along into it. a california congressman darryl isis pushing hearing. mr. obama says his focus is on the future. >> what i've been clear about from the start is that our job with respect to benghazi has been to find out exactly what happened. to make sure that u.s. embassies, not just in the middle east but around the world, are safe and secure. and to bring those who carried it out to justice. >> a special ops member who survived the attack says the military could have sent help from croatia. military officials have said that no help could have gotten there in time. >> shepard: wendell, thank you. police say the man who murdered a little girl her own home is still out there somewhere and on the run. investigators say they don't seem to have a suspect, at least just yet. the latest on the search is next. also, the first crack in the ban on internet poker. some players are back to gambling legally with
obama will try to get more substance from president pena nieto. host: we are talking about the president's trip to mexico and costa rica. 202-585-3880 for democrats. 202-585-3881 for republicans. you can send an e-mail. our guest is carl meachem, from americas program director. he worked on the senate floor foreign relations committee with senator richard lugar and he worked on the staff of two democratic senators. he was the cuban affairs bureau official at the department of state. he received his master's degree from american university and columbia university. the first call for him comes from dale in st. charles, missouri on the democrats' line. caller: we have been vacationing >> mexico for over 20 years. live to the white house for announcements from president obama. [applause] >> thank you. good morning, everybody. please have a seat. my top priority as president is to grow the economy, create good, middle-class jobs, make sure the next generation prospers. in a few minutes, i will be departing the white house that will promote that priority. one of our largest economic partners,
-span student cam. we talked with the top three winners about the documentary and why president obama should make it his top award. >> my dad was featured interview. he was unemployed and going through the process of unemployment and everything at the time so i felt he would be a good subject to follow. so i kind of, i kind of followed his life. >> at the time i get introduction to law course and i was learning that it was a double standard for those under 18 and those over it. so i was sort of into children's rights, if you will. and i realized we don't have a say in the creation of the tech but we will have to pay it off. >> at first we had originally picked our topic, our infrastructure and the growing need for a public transportation in this country, so nolan and austin weren't very, how can i said, excited about the topic. but after i had explained it to them, they kind of got on. and while researching, nolan decided to have high-speed rail as one of the segments israel since that was important to the topic at our country. country. >> more from the winter saturday morning at 10 eastern
information. here's your temporary card. welcome back. how was london? [ female announcer ] when people talk, great things happen. >> shepard: break news now on fox news channel this regarding the situation in syria and what sounds like a change. the defense secretary chuck hagel has just said that the obama -- i'm going to read this to you, exactly as he put it: the obama administration, u.s. defense secretary chuck hagel says the obama administration is rethinking its opposition to arming syrian rebels. he says you look and rethink all options. doesn't mean you do or you will. he was speaking at a pentagon news conference. the british defense secretary, who said any action would be based on very high quality intelligenced a miss nibble a court of law. so, they're rethinking this idea of arming the syrian rebels. it sounds like a trial balloon to me. sounds like they're about to test out reaction. we'll flick jennifer griffin from the pentagon. we'll play the sound for you from secretary haigle and let you decide and then we'll get some analysis. the obama administration rethinking whether
on "starting point," president obama standing by the fbi over accusations that they missed intelligence before the boston bombings. but are there serious failures that need to be addressed? we will talk about this with former cia and nsa director general michael hayden coming up next. >> then testimony under way in the michael jackson wrongful death trial, and it was so powerful, his mother had to leave the courtroom. update just ahead. [ female announcer ] new lean cuisine salad additions. bring your own lettuce. byol. and we'll dress it up with grilled chicken. crunchy veggies. fruits, dressings and crispy noodles. new lean cuisine salad additions. just byol. find us in frozen. but first you've got to get him to say, "hello." new crest 3d white arctic fresh toothpaste. use it with these 3d white products, and whiten your teeth in just 2 days. new crest 3d white toothpaste. life opens up when you do. [ male announcer ] the first look is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ this is a stunning work of technology. ♪ this is the 2013 lexus es and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfecti
support to pull the rest of the world world.r to bring host: if you like to call and talk with nicholas burn, here are the numbers. host: let's listen to president obama speaking yesterday about this very issue. [video clip] >> i have invested in trying to bring about a solution inside of syria. obviously, there are options that are available that are on the shelf right now that we have not deployed. that's a spectrum of options. as early as last year i asked the pentagon, our military, our intelligence officials to prepare for me what options might be available. i won't go into details of what the options might be but you'll clearly -- that would be an escalation in our view of the threat to the security of international community, our alley lies and the united states and that means and this that means there are some options that we might not other exercise that we would strongly consider. host: president obama speaking yesterday. u.p.i. has a story saying that the president is close to deciding in giving aid to the syria rebels and will make a decision within weeks. what would arming
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